English Intern
    Kommunikationspsychologie und Neue Medien


    Zeitschriftenartikel (peer-reviewed)

    — 2022 (and in press) —

    Grundke, A., Stein, J.-P., & Appel, M. (2022). Mind-reading machines: Distinct user responses to thought-detecting and emotion-detecting robots. Technology, Mind, and Behavior, 3(1). https://doi.org/10.1037/tmb0000053 [pdf]

    Stein, J.-P., Breves, P. L., & Anders, N. (in press). Parasocial interactions with real and virtual influencers: The role of perceived similarity and human-likeness. New Media & Society. [pdf]

    Stein, J.-P., Cimander, P. & Appel, M. (2022). Power-posing robots: The influence of a humanoid robot’s posture and size on its perceived dominance, competence, eeriness, and threat. International Journal of Social Robotics, 14, 1413-1422. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12369-022-00878-x [pdf]

    — 2021 —

    Mara, M., Stein, J.-P., Latoschik, M. E., Lugrin, B., Schreiner, C., Hostettler, R., & Appel, M. (2021). User responses to a humanoid robot observed in real life, virtual reality, 3D and 2D. Frontiers in Psychology, 12, 633178. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2021.633178 [pdf]

    Stein, J.-P. (2021). Conjuring up the departed in virtual reality: The good, the bad, and the potentially ugly. Psychology of Popular Media. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000315 [pdf]

    Stein, J.-P., & Appel, M. (2021). How to deal with researcher harassment in the social sciences. Nature Human Behavior, 5, 178–180. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41562-020-01011-6 [pdf]

    Stein, J.-P., Krause, E., & Ohler, P. (2021). Every (Insta-)gram counts? Applying cultivation theory to explore the effects of Instagram on young users ' body image. Psychology of Popular Media, 10(1), 87–97. https://doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000268 [pdf]

    Stein, J.-P., & Yeo, J. (2021). Investigating meal-concurrent media use: Social and dispositional predictors, intercultural differences, and the novel media phenomenon of "mukbang" eating broadcasts. Human Behavior and Emerging Technologies, 3(5), 956–968. ttps://doi.org/10.1002/hbe2.306 [pdf]

    Weber, S., Messingschlager, T., & Stein, J.-P. (2021). This is an Insta-vention! Exploring cognitive countermeasures to reduce negative consequences of social comparisons on Instagram. Media Psychology. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/15213269.2021.1968440 [pdf]

    — 2020 —

    Stein, J.-P., Appel, M., Jost, A., & Ohler, P. (2020). Matter over mind? How the acceptance of digital entities depends on their appearance, mental prowess, and the interaction between both. International Journal of Human-Computer Studies, 142, 102463. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhcs.2020.102463 [pdf]

    Stein, J.-P., Koban, K., Joos, S., & Ohler, P. (2020). Worth the effort? Comparing different YouTube vlog production styles in terms of viewers’ identification, parasocial response, immersion, and enjoyment. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts. Advance publication online. https://doi.org/10.1037/aca0000374 [pdf]

    — 2019 —

    Appel, M., Krisch, N., Stein, J.-P., & Weber, S. (2019). Smartphone zombies! Pedestrians’ distracted walking as a function of their fear of missing out. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 63, 130–133. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jenvp.2019.04.003 [pdf]

    Stein, J.-P., Liebold, B., & Ohler, P. (2019). Stay back, clever thing! Linking situational control and human uniqueness concerns to the aversion against autonomous technology. Computers in Human Behavior, 95, 73–82. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2019.01.021 [pdf]

    — 2018 —

    Koban, K., Stein, J.-P., Eckhardt, V., & Ohler, P. (2018). Quid pro quo in Web 2.0. Connecting personality traits and Facebook usage intensity to uncivil commenting intentions in public online discussions. Computers in Human Behavior, 79,  9–18. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2017.10.015 [pdf]

    Stein, J.-P., Lu, X., & Ohler, P. (2018). Mutual perceptions of Chinese and German students at a German university: Stereotypes, media influence, and evidence for a negative contact hypothesis. Compare, 49(6), 943–963. https://doi.org/10.1080/03057925.2018.1477579 [pdf]

    Stein, J.-P., & Ohler, P. (2018). Uncanny... but convincing? Inconsistency between a virtual agent's facial proportions and vocal realism reduces its credibility and attractiveness, but not its persuasive success. Interacting With Computers, 30(6), 480–491. https://doi.org/10.1093/iwc/iwy023 [pdf]

    Stein, J.-P., & Ohler, P. (2018). Saving face in front of the computer? Culture and attributions of human likenes influence users’ experience of automatic facial emotion recognition. Frontiers in Digital Humanities, 7,  Article18. https://doi.org/10.3389/fdigh.2018.00018 [pdf]

    — 2017 —

    Stein, J.-P., & Ohler, P. (2017). Venturing into the uncanny valley of mind—The influence of mind attribution on the acceptance of human-like characters in a virtual reality setting. Cognition, 160, 43–50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2016.12.010 [pdf]


    Stein, J.-P., Sehic, S., & Appel, M. (2020). Machtvolle Bilder und Bildmanipulationen. In M. Appel (Ed.), Die Psychologie des Postfaktischen: Über Fake News. „Lügenpresse“, Clickbait & Co. (pp. 177-187). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-58695-2_16 

    Stein, J.-P. (2017). Cloud Strife. In J. Banks, R. Meija, & A. Adams (Eds.), 100 Greatest Video Game Characters (pp. 39–40). Rowman & Littlefield.